1300 36 33 32

In this astounding book (winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year 2005) Hilary Spurling's fascinating exploration of Matisse's world uncovers the secret life of the artist, whose paintings shocked and infuriated his contemporaries while paving the way for modern art. This beautifully presented second volume tells the story of Matisse's growing artistic maturity and the relationship between his life and art from 1909 to 1954, his glory years.

Buy Matisse the Master book by Hilary Spurling from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780140176056
ISBN-10: 0140176055
Format: Paperback
(236mm x 179mm x 33mm)
Pages: 544
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Matisse the Master book by Hilary Spurling and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Hilary Spurling

Hilary Spurling is the author of numerous biographies, including Ivy When Young: The Early Life of Ivy Compton-Burnett 1884-1919; Paul Scott: A Life; a two-volume biography of Matisse, The Unknown Matisse and Matisse the Master (also published in the abridged single-volume Matisse: The Life); and Burying the Bones. She won the Rose Mary Crawshay Prize and the Duff Cooper Prize for Ivy When Young, the Whitbread Book of the Year Award for Matisse the Master, and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Burying the Bones. She grew up in Bristol and studied at the University of Oxford. From 1964 to 1970 she was Theatre Critic and Literary Editor of the Spectator, and since then she has been a regular book reviewer for the Observer and the Daily Telegraph. In 2016 she won the Biographers' Club Lifetime Achievement Award.

Books By Author Hilary Spurling

Madame Cezanne by Hilary Spurling

Madame Cezanne

Hardback, November 2014
$49.49
Burying the Bones by Hilary Spurling

Burying the Bones

Paperback, April 2011
$16.41
Matisse by Hilary Spurling

Matisse

Paperback, April 2009
$27.36
Elinor Fettiplace's Receipt Book by Hilary Spurling

Elinor Fettiplace's Receipt Book

Paperback, November 2008
$43.20